February 3, 2106: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has added a new aircraft Y-12e to its fleet. The 17-seater plane named 'Gauthali' landed in Kathmandu on Wednesday, February 1. Earlier, MA 60, an aircraft among four being imported from China arrived Kathmandu on January 26. With the arrival of the aircraft, NAC received its second aircraft as a part of an aircraft deal between Nepal and China.
According to the agreement carried out between Ministry of Civil Aviation and Chinese manufacturer, the aircraft manufacturer shall provide maintenance and spare parts services in Nepal upon any technical difficulties in the aircrafts. The ministry has also finalised insurance amount related issues with the Chinese counterparts. The aircraft will make a flight to rural mountainous areas of Nepal.
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